The Ghetto underclass : social science perspectives / edited by William Julius Wilson. - Updated ed. - Newbury Park, Ca. : Sage Publications, c1993. - 201 p. ; 23 cm.

"An ANNALS publication, sponsored by the American Academy of Political and Social Science."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The underclass: issues, perspectives, and public policy / W.J. Wilson -- The cost of racial and class exclusion in the inner city / L.J.D. Wacquant and W.J. Wilson -- Urban industrial transition and the underclass / J.D. Kasarda -- Absent fathers in the inner city / M.L. Sullivan -- Sex codes and family life among poor inner-city youths / E. Anderson -- Employment and marriage among inner-city fathers / M. Testa, N.M. Astone, M. Krogh, and K.M. Neckerman -- Single mothers, the underclass, and social policy / S. McLanahan and I. Garfinkel -- Puerto Ricans and the underclass debate / M. Tienda -- Immigration and the underclass / R.D. Reischauer -- The urban homeless: a portrait of urban dislocation / P.H. Rossi and J.D. Wright -- Equal opportunity and the estranged poor / J.L. Hochschild -- The logic of workfare: the underclass and work policy / L.M. Mead -- Institutional change and the challenge of the underclass / R.P. Nathan.

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Urban poor--United States.
Inner cities--United States.
Urban policy--United States.
African Americans--Economic conditions.
African Americans--Social conditions.


United States--Race relations.

Poor persons United States

HV4045 / .G54 1993

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